Incidence of craniopharyngioma in Denmark (n = 189) and estimated world incidence of craniopharyngioma in children and adults

We studied the incidence of craniopharyngioma in Denmark during the period 1985–2004 and estimated worldwide incidence rates of craniopharyngioma based on a literature review

E. H. Nielsen; U. Feldt-Rasmussen; L. Poulsgaard; L. Ø. Kristensen; J. Astrup; J. O. Jørgensen; P. Bjerre; M. Andersen; C. Andersen; J. Jørgensen; J. Lindholm; P. Laurberg

2011

Scholarcy highlights

  • We studied the incidence of craniopharyngioma in Denmark during the period 1985–2004 and estimated worldwide incidence rates of craniopharyngioma based on a literature review
  • Craniopharyngioma patients diagnosed during the period 1985–2004 were identified from the Danish National Patient Registry, the Danish Cancer Registry and regional registries
  • Peak incidence rates were observed in age groups 5–9 and 40–44 years
  • We have provided a detailed survey of the incidence of craniopharyngioma in Denmark during a recent 20-year period
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